Recruiting a Pro Bono Brokerage Co-ordinator for City Funds 2

Recruiting a Pro Bono Brokerage Co-ordinator for City Funds

Full-time – 12-month contract 

Full-time 35 hours per week (initial 12-month contract – which may be extended)

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Do you want to be in at the start of an exciting new scheme for Bristol?  Are you a creative, experienced connector of people who cares about making a real difference to disadvantaged people across our City?

Bristol’s City Funds is a new way for the people of Bristol to come together to bring new funding into Bristol to help solve the biggest problems facing our communities.  Too many people here do not benefit from the city’s economic and environmental wealth, so we’ll use donations and social investment to address big issues facing people in Bristol, making permanent, sustainable changes.  We also want to get more “bang for our buck” from the generous offers made by business people to provide pro bono support to third sector organisations.  That’s where you come in.

As the Pro Bono Brokerage Co-ordinator for the City Funds you will be responsible for sourcing and carefully defining the requirements of charities, voluntary and community organisations as well as social enterprises both directly and in collaboration with VCSE infrastructure organisations.  You’ll then collaborate with the many existing providers of skilled people to ensure that third sector organisations are matched with the pro bono support they need.

This role is ideal for someone who is socially purposed, commercially minded, passionate, energetic and who has at least three years’ experience in a similar role or through consultancy, recruitment or another brokerage/consultative role. You’ll have an appreciation of issues facing our disadvantaged communities. Working with the small City Funds team, you will use your excellent listening skills, high emotional intelligence, knowledge and expertise to help establish and deliver the programme’s objectives.

You will be used to taking a consultative approach when dealing with people and issues, and you must have a proven track record in building relationships, influencing and collaborating.  You must be able to work to deadlines, feel comfortable in a target driven environment and be able to communicate exceptionally well.

We will work with you to develop and support you in your role from week one. We will provide training, but we also believe that getting stuck in is the best way to learn.

City Funds is a collaboration between Bristol City Council, Quartet Community Foundation and Bristol & Bath Regional Capital.  The post holder will be appointed by Quartet Community Foundation and will be based in Quartet’s office (when this reopens), working from home or other locations as required. Although the role is for City Funds, the post will be co-funded by Quartet Community Foundation and Voscur.

Further information about this role

How to apply

Please send your CV and a Personal Statement of no more than 500 words explaining why you’re a great fit for this role along with a completed Application Form for the attention of the Operations Officer to,

·         As part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce please remove all identifying personal information from your CV and Personal Statement including name, address, date of birth, dates of education

·         Shortlisting is based on your CV and Personal Statement documents only – your Application Form having been removed at point of receipt

·         We also ask that you complete and return our Equality and Diversity form.  This form is removed from your Application and is kept for monitoring purposes only

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon, Friday 17 July 2020.

Interview dates tbc